Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Aug 14th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Tom Rush W/Emmylou “TOO MANY MEMORIES”
from What I Know (Appleseed I discovered this song when Pete Seeger passed last year. What a gift. 2009) —Welcome ! The folk legend joins the country legend, Emmylou, on this song by the late Steven Bruton. Tom at the Old Rock House, listening room series Thursday 10/27. Tom Celebrated his 70th birthday, Feb.8, A very funny guy, don't miss him !!!
Eliza Gilkyson “Looking for a Place”
from Roses At The End of Time (Red House www.redhouserecords.com 2011) —2nd generation songwriter (Daughter of Terry Gilkyson who wrote "Memories Are Made Of This", "Bare Necessities", "Greenfields", "Marianne" , "Tell Me A Story", "Cry Of The Wildgoose", ETC.) with one of the years best releases.
The Tom Russell Band “Winnipeg”
from Off Broadway, May 8, 1992 (self Self 1992) —You might have been there, the last band gig, Tom will return to Off Broadway Friday 10/7 with Thad Beckman and a new cd "Mesabi" and DVD "Don't Look Down". A request from Judge Bob, Thanks, good to hear from you.
Tom Russell Band “The Evangelene Hotel”
from Off Broadway, May 8, 1992 (self Self 1992) —Tom and Thad with special guests, Gretchen Peters & Barry Walsh, performing alternate sets & all 4 on stage together will provide special moments, 40 minutes down the road, Mt.Olive Turner Hall Saturday 10/8, 7:30 show.
Gretchen Peters “Circus Girl”
from Circus Girl: The Best of Gretchen Peters (Scarlet Letter 2009) —Title song to Gretchen's great anthology, Gretchen has a new cd "Hello Cruel World" in the can, early 2012 release, can't wait !!! For info and tickets to the Tom & Gretchen show contact email@example.com or call (217) 999-7674
Garth Hudson w/Chantal Kreviazuk “Tears Of Rage”
from Garth Hudson Presents a Canadian Celebration of The Band (Curv21 2010) —Just one of 17 wonderful covers on Garth Hudson's amazing Band tribute, what a voice !!!
Dave Alvin “Gary Indiana 1959”
from Eleven Eleven (Yep Roc 2011) —From a set suggested by a listener (minus one song that wasn't in the library) Dave and the Guilty Ones take us to Gary, Indiana, lots of great new originals from Dave with help from Brother Phil, Christy McWilson, and his late friend Chris Gaffeney.
Neil Young “Sugar Mountain (Live)”
from Sugar Mountain: Live At Canterbury House (Silver Bow 2008) —Another icon from this recently released set. It's nice to see Neil and Stephen joining Richie Furay for a Buffalo Springfield reunion and tour, here's hoping for some midwest dates. Thanks to Rich for coming up with this great set.
David Olney “Flood of '93”
from High, Wide and Lonesome (Philo 1995) —"..I'll have my usual, here's to Stan Musial.." The master songwriter returns to St. Louis this Thursday 9/18 at Off Broadway, accompanied by Sergio Webb of Pinto Bennet and the Famous Motel Cowboys. Live at KDHX, broadcast on Backroads, with Stacy, Sat.
Blackie and the Radio Kings “If I Can't Have You w/Lucinda Williams”
from Kings and Queens (Dramatico 2011) —Tom Wilson trades verses with Lucinda on a song he wrote with Colin James that kicks off this all duet set. Stephen Fearing and Colin Linden are the other 2 Rodeo Kings, a side project that turned into a permanent gig.
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